The Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations recently sponsored a talk by James P. Farwell entitled: The Pakistan Cauldron. An expert in strategic communication and operations, Farwell has advised various state departments about terrorism in the Middle East, Africa and Pakistan. Farwell will speak about Pakistan's changing political dynamic and its importance as a global ally.
The Midcoast Forum on Foreign Relations recently hosted a talk by Joshua Landis, Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Oklahoma. His topic is the current situation in Syria.
Dr. Landis writes Syria Comment, a daily newsletter on Syrian politics, consults with the State Department and other government agencies, and appears on the PBS News Hour, Charlie Rose, CNN, Fox News, and is heard on NPR and the BBC.
The Midcoast Forum on Foreign Relations recently hosted a talk by Stephen Walt, Professor of International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School. His topic was Deja Vu All Over Again?: Iraq, Iran, and the Israel Lobby.
The Midcoast Forum on Foreign Relations recently hosted a talk by Murhaf Jouejati, a Syrian-born specialist on Middle East affairs, particularly Syrian politics, for a speech entitled "Syria: A New Perspective."